Tag Archives: Median Home Prices

Bay Area Home Prices and Sales Dip in September

The number of Bay Area homes sold in September fell more than what we would seasonally-expect. Prices also declined from August. DataQuick reports: Bay Area home sales dropped more than usual in September compared with August but climbed slightly above the year-ago level thanks to more robust sales above $500,000 this year. For the second […]

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California Association of Realtors 2014 Housing Forecast

From the California Association of Realtors: After distressed sales lost their hold on much of California’s market, the state’s housing market will continue to improve in 2014, with sales shifting toward primary home buyers and both sales and home prices posting further gains, according to the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®’ (C.A.R.) “2014 California Housing Market […]

Spinning Headlines: Is San Francisco the Least Affordable or Most Desirable City?

The Atlantic shared some interesting data comparing median incomes with median home prices in cities across the country. San Francisco’s median household income is $78,000. And, if that’s what your household earns, you can only afford to live in 14% of the properties for sale, with an average size of 1,000 square feet. This 14% […]

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Oh What a Difference a Year Makes

Noticed some insane data today from the California Association of Realtors. Bay Area median home prices have skyrocketed in the last year. And much of the gains came in the last month. Check out the median prices of existing single family home sales in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, […]

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Housing Inventory Up Slightly In March, Still Half Of Last Year

Housing inventory in the San Francisco Area is up seasonally in March, but is still less than half of March 2012. The Department of Numbers has some very interesting charts and data… As of March 11 2013 there were about 6,299 single family and condo homes listed for sale in San Francisco California. The median […]

San Francisco Case-Shiller Home Price Update: Data Through December 2012

San Francisco Case-Shiller home prices showed strong gains in December, with home prices back to where they were in August of 2008. From the report: Data through December 2012, released today by S&P Dow Jones Indices for its S&P/Case-Shiller1 Home Price Indices, the leading measure of U.S. home prices, showed that all three headline composites ended […]